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Beads and amulets

This is a group of broad collar elements. There are eleven pendants altogether, composed of two Hathor heads (1.5 x 1 cm), two daisy rosettes (1.4 cm D), 2 red and mauve poppy petals (1.5 x .8 cm), 2 yellow and purple mandrake fruits (1.2 x 1.1 cm), 2 bunches of grapes - one olive green and one...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Sinai. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Accession Number

05.141

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets